I will seek my Father

When the morn is bright and fair

Author: Sophia T. Griswold
Tune: BLUMENTHAL
Published in 23 hymnals

Representative Text

1 When the morn is bright and fair,
When sweet songsters charm the air,
I will lift my heart in prayer,
I will seek my Father;
Lest my feet should go astray
From his pure and perfect way;
Lest I grieve him as I may,
I will seek my Father.

2 In the solitude apart,
In the wilderness or mart,
Oh! my sorely tempted heart,
I will seek my Father;
In the darkness as the day,
He shall be my Guide and Stay;
I will lean on him alway,
I will seek my Father.

3 When the evening sun is red,
When each blossom droops its head,
Kneeling low beside my bed,
I will seek my Father;
That I slumber in his care,
Shielded from each harmful snare,
And for life or death prepare,
I will seek my Father.

Source: Wondrous Love: A Collection of Songs and Services for Sunday Schools #129

Author: Sophia T. Griswold

Griswold, Sophia Taylor Also called "Paulina," Mrs. W. R. Griswold, Sophia T. Griswold, and Mrs. E. W. Griswold. Died: May 22, 1903, Chicago, Illinois. Buried: Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois. Pseudonym: Paulina. SOPHIA TAYLOR GRISWOLD (1828–1903) lived in Chicago. For many years she was a friend of Philip P. Bliss. She wrote words to songs composed by Philip P. Bliss and George Root. She married Dr. William R. Griswold, a native of Forestville, N.Y. --http://www.curiosmith.com/index Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the morn is bright and fair
Title: I will seek my Father
Author: Sophia T. Griswold

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Dainty Songs for Little Lads and Lasses #d124

Eden Echoes #d149

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Good Will Songs: a Compilation of Hymns and Tunes #18

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Life-Time Hymns #34

Love and Praise #d159

Pure Delight #d135

Sacred Lyrics #d175

Songs for the New Life #d722

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Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School #122a

Songs of Love for the Bible School #d158

Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #d190

The Carol #d228

The Hosanna #d158

The Linnet: a Collection #d44

The Prize #d172

The Sabbath Hour #d94

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Wondrous Love: A Collection of Songs and Services for Sunday Schools #129

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